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Essential Costa Rica: 8-Day Tour provided by Costa Rica Monkey Tours - Day Tours

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7-nights, 8-days in Costa Rica
  • Volcano, Guaitil Pottery Village, beach and forest tours and activities
  • Driver, bilingual guide and photographer
  • 3.5 to 4-Star hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast every day of your stay
  • Extra meals as described
  • 100% guaranteed departures
  • The most inclusions of any tour
  • Stay at the hotels listed is 100% guaranteed
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional) DVD (available to purchase) Souvenir photos (available to purchase) Fees (15%) NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE PRICE, THIS MUST TO BE PAY DIRECTLY TO COSTA RICA MONKEY TOURS (Costa Rica Monkey Tours will collect any moment during your stay in Costa Rica or before get the country). Flight Tickets
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Additional Info
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Fees (15%) NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE PRICE, THIS MUST TO BE PAY DIRECTLY TO COSTA RICA MONKEY TOURS (Costa Rica Monkey Tours will collect any moment during your stay in Costa Rica or before get the country).
  • Credit card and valid ID is required upon check-in.
  • This tour is best enjoyed with flights arriving and departing from Guanacaste (LIR) Airport.
  • Prices available for travel in 2018-2019.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Nicole wrote a review Nov 2019
11 contributions
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I bought my trip in Groupon back in March. Booking it through the company was a breeze with very good communication back and fourth via email. Got my confirmation and didn’t think anything else about the trip until a few weeks before the actual trip. I tried to contact the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Funtravel wrote a review Feb 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Giovanni and our driver Alvaro should us the pride they have in their beautiful country- Giovanni was an excellent guide and historian, well read and able to answer any questions we had. He was the perfect ambassador for Costa Rica teaching us about the History, Flora
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Danielle R wrote a review Nov 2018
1 contribution3 helpful votes
Overall Essential Costa Rica tour was an amazing trip! Initially pretty unorganized, we got emails prior to the trip that were meant for different tours which was confusing and unprofessional. Make sure you call before you go to confirm they have you booked and ready to go. Once
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Amanda R wrote a review May 2018
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Overall: this tour is a waste of time. You will spend 75% of you tour doing NOTHING unless you book more tours (ie spend more money). The company is disorganized and communication is difficult. Save your time and money and book you own trip. Pros: Safe travel good
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Date of experience: April 2018
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akpeacegirl wrote a review Mar 2018
Fairbanks, Alaska16 contributions4 helpful votes
Our tour guide, Maria was hilarious, always smiling and very accommodating to any request. Jesus, the photographer, was always there with his camera or GoPro, capturing all the best moments, besides being delightful and super fun. The bus driver, Esteban, was excellent. The
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Date of experience: March 2018
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About the operator

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By: Costa Rica Monkey Tours - Day Tours
Johnyjoey
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ATV tour - never received refund as promised
In January 2020 we booked an ATV tour for 4 from Azura. When we went to go on the tour they said they had overbook
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Dottiemclane
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Costa Rica 8 day jewels
Great trip! Our tour guide Marcello and driver Memo were fantastic! They made our vacation memorable! They were kno
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LisitaLovesToTravel
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Jewels of Costa Rica Tour is Wonderful.!
This was an amazing tour! Do not let the bad reviews turn you off. It was worth every penny and I would definitel
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Linda M
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Worst tour operator experience ever
No airport pick up. No detailed itinerary. No communication, information once we arrived. No reservation at hotel.
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rdfuller5
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Multi faceted Experience!
Giving 5 stares to our guide (and photographer) Marcelo- he was excellent and made the tour fun and educational. Al
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Lifejourney88
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Great 8 day tour of Costa Rica
This was Great tour covering different aspects of Costa Rica! We got to experience different weather and countrysi
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194dyanneb
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Great deal!
One of my best trips! Tour guide was knowledgeable and made the bus rides interesting. A great value for the money
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Mayra c
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An Amazing Week!
This was an AMAZING tour! The amount of experiences you get for the price is well worth it. We weren't expecting mu
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jessicasS1083BK
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Pura Vita!
We absolutely LOVED this vacation! Communication before the trip was a bit difficult, but we stayed on top of it. A
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Resort652198
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Wonderful way to see Costa Rica!
Our tour was great! We saw so much, enjoyed our activities, the hotels were beautiful (except Tramonto) and tour
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Orla D
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A Sensational Week
To anyone thinking of booking this tour - just do it ! Do not be put off by the lack of communication before the ac
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321Kristy
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Hate- Love
I did an 8 day tour with Monkey Tours visiting all over Costa Rica and was having a blast till our group get to Vil
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ShaneC1705
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Took the tour to PaleVerde from Villas Playa Samara and had an excellent time. Only two of us booked for the day so
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Taryn H
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Wonderful visit!
I traveled with monkey tours from Dec 13-20, 2019. It was a purely unbelievable great time! I wanted a group tour b
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Q237XAstephens
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We were hesitant after reading reviews, but WOW! It was a great tour! Don't be put off.
Our Costa Rica Monkey Tours (CRMT) "Jewels of Costa Rica" trip was fantastic. The only hitch was that we went to th
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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